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Secondary Education Certification Programs

Department: Education
This POE applies to students who will graduate through 2012

Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills

ED 110

Foundations of Education
3
corequisite ED 111
S

ED 111*

Foundations of Education Field Experience
1
corequisite ED 110
S

ED 130

Adolescent Development
3
S

ED 201

Educational Technology
3
ED 110 & ED 111 and ED 120 & ED 121 or ED 130

S


ED 240

Introduction to Students with Exceptionalities
3
ED 110 & ED 111 and ED 120 & ED 121or ED 130
S

ED 341*

Adaptations for Students with Exceptionalities
4
ED 110, ED 111 & ED 240
S CW

ED 420*

Secondary Methods
4
ED 341 and permission
S CW

Foreign Language Education students take ED 398, Methods for Foreign Language Education instead of ED 420, Secondary Methods

Course Number Title Credits Prerequisites Dist. Skills

ED 450**

Student Teaching
14
ED 420, senior standing & permission, corequisite ED 451
S

ED 451**

Student Teaching Seminar
1
corequisite ED 450
S

Total credit hours = 36 (23 upper level)

*There are field experiences in these courses. Students should take only one of these courses per semester. Allow a two-hour block of time for scheduled field experience twice a week.

**ED 450 & 451 (Student Teaching and Seminar) may be taken only in the FALL semester of the senior year. Secondary Foreign Language Education majors take ED 450 & 451 in the SPRING semester. ED 450 requires students’ full-time participation and no other courses may be taken during this semester. Students must have reliable transportation.

NOTE: It is imperative that students work closely with their advisors to meet all current certification requirements. All students are required to take six credits of English composition (or equivalent) and literature (or the equivalent) and two college level mathematics courses (or the equivalent) prior to being admitted to a certification program. See Section I of the Education Department Student Handbook for explanation of all certification requirements.

Degree Areas of Concentration

Refer to the Secondary Education POE in each department for a complete list of the required courses.

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